Mum celebrates as her premature baby is finally allowed home, 12 weeks after his early birth
Theresa Wright and her partner Ashley Higton are celebrating the birth of their second baby after suffering six miscarriages in just five years. But baby Harrison overcame his own battle after being born prematurely at 31 weeks.
“When we hit 31 weeks and my waters burst we didn’t really know what to ... Continue reading
Guinness World Records interested in great-great-great nan and her amazing family
Baby Harry Law has unknowingly put his family forward for a Guinness World Record, as his birth means a sixth living generation of his family has started.
Harry’s great-great-great nan Gladys Sweeting, 91, is mum to great-great nan Pamela Jackson, 74, who is mum to great nan Wendy Mumford, 54.
Wendy’s daughter, Lisa ... Continue reading
You either love it or hate it and Denmark has banned it for being too high in B vitamins. But the Danish Embassy in London denies the ban
Marmite has been banned in Denmark for being too high in B vitamins and minerals. Danish authorities imposed the Marmite restrictions to protect customers from what they believe would be exceeding safe levels of nutrients in their diet.
The ban has left some nutritionists baffled.
“B vitamins are water soluble. They’re flushed out ... Continue reading
‘Designer baby’ Jamie says he isn’t a superhero, despite helping to cure his elder brother
Before he was born, Jamie Whitaker was genetically matched so he could save the life of his brother, Charlie. Jamie’s parents used embryo selection to ensure that an embryo was implanted that would be a match for brother Charlie. Stem cells from Jamie were transplanted into Charlie when he was 5. ... Continue reading
A baby carried outside the womb, a mum gives birth despite having no womb lining and the white baby born to black parents – it’s been an incredible month
An American mum defied the odds and doctor’s advice by giving birth to a healthy son after carrying him outside her womb.
Doctors warned Nicollete Soto, 27, that carrying to full term would risk both her and her unborn baby’s life, after the embryo attached itself to the delicate area where the ... Continue reading
Canadian mum and dad decide to keep their baby’s gender a family secret until he or she chooses who they are
Kathy Witterick and David Stocker are seemingly regular Canadian parents with two sons and a four-month-old baby, but only a handful of people know whether their new addition is a boy or girl.
Baby Storm’s identity is being hidden from the world because his/her parents claim that the world is full of ... Continue reading
A teaser video has been released for the upcoming film featuring Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy
With the eagerly awaited new Muppets film not hitting the UK cinemas until 2012, fans (old and young!) will be thrilled to watch this teaser trailer, starring a host of old favourites.
However, the trailer starts off with a twist. Featuring actress Amy Adams and actor Jason Segal, it begins to tell ... Continue reading
After eight years trying to conceive, one couple used the yolk from a chicken’s egg to make their baby dream come true
After eight years trying to get pregnant and two failed IVF attempts, Leanne and Andy Blackwell successfully became parents after Leanne added chicken egg injections to her fertility treatment.
The treatment, which combines proteins taken from a chicken egg with soy oil, is given by a drip and can help when infertility ... Continue reading
Swarovski crystal covered potty in high demand! But who would pay that price?
The My Carry Potty has been given a glam makeover with a load of sparkly Swarovski crystals.
Amanda Jenner, the creator of the original My Carry Potty, made the high-end version as a present for her friend. She posted a picture on Facebook and was inundated with requests from mums wanting one ... Continue reading
Finding out whether you’re expecting boy or girl is becoming even more exciting for dads and mums-to-be with America’s new baby shower trend
Baby showers have been a popular party for parents-to-be in the UK for years, with Victoria Beckham being the latest celeb to celebrate her baby daughter’s impending arrival. But will America’s latest trend - Gender Reveal Parties - get picked up by parents-to-be here?
A typical Gender Reveal Party happens like this:
1. The ... Continue reading
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